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Table 1 Characteristics of healthcare professionals (n = 16)

From: What are the risk factors for avoidable transitions in the last year of life? A qualitative exploration of professionals’ perspectives for improving care in Germany

  Specialist physician Manager General practitionera Nursing staff
N 3 8 3 2
Mean age 46.3 47.4 57.7 38
Sex (female; %) 2 4 1 1
Specialist PCb 1 3
Work experience
 less than 5 years 1 1
 5–10 years 1 2 1
 11–20 years 1 1 1
 more than 20 years 1 4 2
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